6 days in Lapland Itinerary

6 days in Lapland Itinerary

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6 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Bergen
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Luosto
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h
End: Bergen


1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): make a trip to Santa Claus Office, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then stroll through Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi travel route planner .

Bergen, Norway to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Bergen to Rovaniemi is 1 hour. Traveling from Bergen in November, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between -2°C and -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo day trip planning site .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, Akaslompolo is little chillier at night with lows of -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Ice Karting Levi
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): get a taste of local nightlife at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Salla online itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Salla takes 4 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Salla can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Luosto.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Luosto trip builder tool .

Drive from Salla to Luosto in 2 hours. In November in Luosto, expect temperatures between -3°C during the day and -9°C at night. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife Parks
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

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